No Man’s Sky’s subsequent update, known as Endurance, is out Wednesday, overhauling the way in which the game’s freighters and fleets work. A Hello Games consultant known as it the “biggest update of the year.”

Players have been in a position to captain their very own freighter ships since No Man’s Sky’s first update, and now it’s altering fully. Hello Games founder Sean Murray put it this fashion in a information launch:

Endurance brings a whole overhaul of freighters and fleets, permitting gamers to reside and work aboard their dwelling within the stars, along with their very own crew. A brand new bridge brings a spread of high quality of life enhancements, with immediate entry to warping and teleportation. Players can now construct huge freighter bases on a scale not seen earlier than with specifically themed areas and new options for rising meals and manufacturing, and new expertise like the flexibility to scan and analyze planets from area.

One of essentially the most putting adjustments is to asteroids in area which at the moment are extra different and seem in huge fields, with 1000’s on display directly. There are new interstellar fashion black holes, nebulae, and area atmospherics to discover. Travelers can get pleasure from these new unbelievable area vistas from home windows and portholes, which they will now construct on their freighters. Players may also construct exterior sections to their freighters for elevated flexibility, or just to admire the universe from.

Alongside these changes and additions, No Man’s Sky gamers may also entry a brand new expedition known as Polestar, which is “focused on a capital ship voyage,” and a “combat-focused” Nexus mission.

In May, Hello Games launched the Leviathan update and gave gamers a real reward: Space whales. Now, it’s time to construct out the big spaceship of your goals — with a backyard for rising meals — and sail alongside the universe’s gliding whales.

No Man’s Sky continues to be slated for its Nintendo Switch launch in October. For now, it’s playable on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.